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Fenimore Art Museum

Opening Reception for "Our Town" Exhibit

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5:30-7 pm
Date: 
June 12, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
Special Events

Thursday, June 12, 2014, from 5:30-7:00 pm

Join us for the opening of the annual Cooperstown High School exhibit Our Town. In this special project, students interview community members and create artistic interpretations of their life experiences and beliefs. What better way to celebrate our town?

There is no cost to attend the Our Town reception; donations to support future community exhibitions are gratefully accepted.

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Afternoon Art for Kids

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3-4 pm
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Repeats every week every Wednesday 4 times .
August 6, 2014
August 13, 2014
August 20, 2014
August 27, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
For Kids

Wednesday, August 6, 13, 20, 27 from 3-4 pm

On Wednesdays in August, kids ages 4–8 take part in art classes related to current exhibitions.

August 6: Sights and Sounds of Winslow Homer: Discuss what you can't see in Homer's paintings and create a sailboat craft ready to handle the rough seas.

August 13: Beads in Native American Art: Examine beaded pouches and bags and make your own to take home.

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Fenimore Art Museum Presents Rarely Seen Winslow Homer Works Starting June 6

Press Release Contact: 

Todd Kenyon, Marketing and Communications
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail: pr@nysha.org

Exhibition Offers New Insight into the Life of One of America's Most Celebrated Artists: Winslow Homer

Winslow Homer: The Nature and Rhythm of Lifefrom the Arkell Museum at Canajoharie
June 6–August 24, 2014

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Exhibition Press Releases
Publication Date: 
May 2014
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Themed Tour: The Farmer and the Sailor Should Be Friends!

Time: 
5:30-7:30 pm
Date: 
August 15, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
Special Events

Friday, August 15, 5:30-7:30 pm

It’s a costume party! Dress up and step back in time to the agricultural and maritime world of New York state in the 18th century as depicted by artist L.F. Tantillo.

Enjoy light refreshments and music. $20 per person. Please call to reserve: (607) 547-1461.

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Troupe of Volunteer Actors Forming at Museums

Press Release Category: 
Recent Announcements
Press Release Contact: 

Todd Kenyon, Public Relations
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail: pr@nysha.org

Publication Date: 
May 2014

Casting Call for Volunteer Actors
Saturday, May 17, 24, and 31, from 2–4 pm (at The Farmers' Museum)
Tuesday, May 27, from 6–8 pm (in the Farmers' Museum main barn)
Thursday, May 29, from 6–8 pm (in the Farmers' Museum main barn)

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Annual Benefit Gala: Into the Woods

Time: 
6:30 pm
Date: 
July 18, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
Special Events

"Into the Woods"
The 2014 Annual Benefit Gala

Friday, July 18, 2014 • 6:30 pm • At The Farmers' Museum

Gala guests enjoy an evening to remember while supporting our wonderful educational programs. Celebrate The Farmers' Museum and the Fenimore Art Museum with cocktails “in the lodge” and dinner “in the woods.”

For more information, please call (607) 547-1433

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Native American Performing Arts Series: Jim Bruchac

Time: 
1:00 pm
Date: 
August 30, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
Special Events

Native American Performing Arts Series:
Jim Bruchac (stories of animals and our environment)
Saturday, August 30 at 1:00 pm

Join us on our beautiful lakefront terrace for native stories of animals and our environment told by Jim Bruchac.

Admission to this and all events in the Native American Performing Arts Series are included with admission to the Fenimore Art Museum. You are welcome to dine on the delicious fare offered by the Fenimore Cafe at the same time.

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Native American Performing Arts Series: Ronnie Reitter

Time: 
1:00 pm
Date: 
August 23, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
Special Events

Native American Performing Arts Series:
Ronnie Reitter (storyteller)
Saturday, August 23 at 1:00 pm

Join us on our beautiful lakefront terrace for native stories told by Ronnie Reitter (Seneca Nation, Wolf Clan). An accomplished storyteller, Ronnie also designs and sews traditional clothing or “regalia” worn by Haudenosaunee families for dance competitions and other occasions.

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